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USA Today reports on an increase in charitable donations to Puerto Rico after President Trump targeted San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz in a Twitter tirade and interviews David Schmid, who said Trump’s outburst could become a catalyst for giving.  


An article in Business First about concerns local college leaders have about President Trump’s immigration stance and his efforts to pull the plug on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program – or DACA – looks at the reaction of several local college presidents with international roots and reports that Satish K. Tripathi grew up in a small Indian village.


Brian Wolfe tells CGTV News that shadow banking is a really large part of the U.S. economy at this stage.   


Mark Bartholomew tells Yahoo that regulators have fallen asleep at the switch when it comes to regulating big online entities like Google and Facebook.


Reuters interviews David Schmid, who says few crimes rise to the iconic status that makes them a long-term feature of popular culture.


Andreas Stavridis talks to The Wall Street Journal about how different the earthquake in Mexico in 1985 was from this week's earthquake. 


James Gardner tells The Washington Post that the disclosure of the identity of donors improves the quality of electoral decision-making by informing voters who candidates may be beholden to.


Jacob Neiheisel writes in the Washington Post that, according to his research, large segments of the population appear willing to invest significant resources to pursue or resist the removal of Trump.


Rick Su notes in The Atlantic that, by law, state and local governments can’t refuse to accept refugees altogether. But that doesn’t mean the president cannot find new ways to heed the requests of refugee-averse local governments.


Arun Vishwanath writes in the Los Angeles Times that making sure every user can make cybersafe decisions is yet to be ‘Designed by Apple.’